Binder Lake

General Information

County: Adams
Location: 1 mile northeast of Corning
Acres: 76.00
Maximum Depth: 18.8 ft. (2012)
Motoring Restrictions: 10 H.P.

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Binder Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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  • 09/09/2021 - 352 Channel Catfish (8.1)
  • 09/17/2019 - 349 Channel Catfish (8.6)
  • 9/18/2017 - 351 Channel Catfish (8.2")
  • 09/15/2015 - 350 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/19/2013 - 350 Channel Catfish (8.5")
    No known aquatic invasive species have been found
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Black Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Channel Catfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 8 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 30 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Green Sunfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • White Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
Spring electrofishing indicated a moderate abundance of largemouth bass up to 18 inches. Low numbers of channel catfish were sampled in 2021, but catfish up to 26 inches are available to anglers. Moderate numbers of bluegill up to 9 inches were sampled in 2021. Moderate numbers of crappie were also sampled in 2021 with most crappie in the 9-10 inch length range.(2021)
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Iowa-Caught Fish Are Safe to Eat, In Almost All Cases

The vast majority of Iowa’s streams, rivers and lakes offer safe and high-quality fish that pose little or no threat to human health if consumed. Some limitations may apply for young children and pregnant women. Here’s a Fish Consumption Fact Sheet from the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health for more information. Here is a list of current fish consumption advisories for Iowa lakes and rivers.